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White House Acts To Protect Workers On Federal Contracts

President Obama signed an executive order last month requiring companies with government contracts to disclose all labor and employment law violations during the last three years and for U.S. agencies to consider this record when awarding government contracts. The new order is called the Fair Play and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. Read More

Pregnant & Working: Does Your Employer Have to Accommodate You?

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) just published new guidance that supports broad protections for pregnant women: EEOC Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues, No. 915.003 (July 14, 2014). Read More

Employment Discrimination and Retaliation Claims: A Reminder

We have blogged in the past on the importance of always considering pursuing a retaliation claim with claims for employment discrimination. In addition, when being subjected to employment discrimination, one should also seriously consider complaining about the discrimination in order to obtain the protection of laws prohibiting retaliation. Read More

CVS Lawsuit: Why the EEOC Is Taking Action Against The Company's Severance Agreements

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has just issued a press release about its recently filed lawsuit against CVS. Just what is at stake in the CVS lawsuit? The employer’s overly broad severance agreements that try to prevent employees talking amongst themselves about discrimination: Read More

Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

Posted on February 19, 2014 in Disability Benefits, Discrimination & Harassment
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently filed a complaint against a hospital for terminating an employee with a disability in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), due to disability discrimination in the workplace. Read More

Employees Should Take Care When Submitting Doctor’s Notes to Employers

Posted on February 5, 2014 in Discrimination & Harassment, Leave of Absence
In an ongoing lawsuit under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act in U.S. District Court for Maryland, the court reconfirmed 4th Circuit precedent that, when employees provide a doctor’s note to employers to request a job accommodation, the employer can hold employees to those restrictions. Read More
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